One killed, 30 injured in bomb blasts in Thailand

Bangkok, Aug 24 (IANS) One person was killed and 30 others were wounded when three bombs exploded in Thailand’s Pattani province on Tuesday, less than two weeks after a series of blasts and arson attacks hit the country.

The first blast at 10.40 p.m. in a parking lot close to a pub caused no casualties, while the second at about 11.00 p.m. killed one woman and wounded 30 others, Xinhua news agency reported.

The third bomb, hidden in a trash can, exploded at about 11.30 p.m. near a local market and caused no casualties.

The blasts came less than two weeks after a series of unexplained explosions and arson attacks hit various provinces of southern Thailand, killing four Thai people and wounding dozens, including 11 foreign tourists.

–IANS

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